How to Re-Send an Email in Gmail (A Step-by-step Guide)

Oh no! you’ve sent an email out but now you have to change something and resend it again. Resending an email can be a tricky situation especially when you are sending a cold email, follow-up email, or you accidentally send an email to the wrong person and don’t know how to approach the situation. Whatever the reason, you want to correct your email and send it again.  Worry not! In the article, we have listed different methods to re-send an email in Gmail. Read on!

How to Resend an Email in Gmail?

There are a few methods that you can use to resend an email in Gmail. If you are a Mac user, try Boxysuite to make it easier for you. Boxysuite is a native Gmail app for mac that provides a range of integrated features to ensure Gmail productivity. Although Google hasn’t added a resend function in Gmail yet, you can use any of the below methods to resend your email.

Manually Search & Resend an Email in Gmail

 To manually search for the email that you have sent already:

  1. Click on the Sent folder or type in:sent in the search bar of your Gmail account.
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  1. Search for the email that you need to resend.
  2. Open the email.
  3. Copy the email message and click on Compose on the top-left.
  4. Paste the message and make necessary changes.
  5. Add the recipient address, and subject.
  6. Click Send.

Upon sending the email, you’ll also see a dialog box from where you can undo your sent email within a few seconds and resend it again.

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Use Reply to Resend an Email in Gmail

You can also use the Reply button to correct your email and resend it. 

  1. Go to your Sent folder or type in:sent in the search bar of your Gmail account.
  2. Search and open the email you wish to resend.
  3. Click on the three-dotted menu.
  4. Click Reply.
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  1. Make necessary changes to the email. Add a new recipient, subject and message as required.
  2. Click Send
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Use Forward to Resend an Email in Gmail

Just like a reply, you can use forward to resend an email in Gmail. Forwarding an email will also attach previously sent email and attachments at the bottom of the new email which reply won’t. To forward an email:

  1. Go to your Sent folder or type in:sent in the search bar of your Gmail account.
  2. Search and open the email you wish to resend.
  3. Click on the three-dotted menu.
  4. Click Forward.
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  1. Make necessary changes to the email. Add a new recipient, subject and message as required.
  2. Click Send.
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Conclusion

Why Google hasn’t added a resend function in Gmail is a mystery. However, with the above-mentioned methods, you can easily resend an email. For Mac users, Boxysuite is the native email client that you can use to solve all your Gmail problems. We hope the article helped you understand how to resend an email on Gmail. Stay tuned for more Gmail guides!

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